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  • Vol. 44, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2005
  • pp: 512–518

Reduction of the distortion of diffractive-gradient-index high-resolution objectives

Evgeniy G. Ezhov, Grigoriy I. Greisukh, and Sergei A. Stepanov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 512-518 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.44.000512


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Abstract

The possibility of multiple reductions of the distortion of high-resolution monochromats that consist of diffractive and radial gradient-index lenses is shown. The desirable effect is achieved by mutual compensation of various order members. Design parameters and the field performances of objectives that confirm the effectiveness of a method, are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses

History
Original Manuscript: March 7, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 15, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2004
Published: February 1, 2005

Citation
Evgeniy G. Ezhov, Grigoriy I. Greisukh, and Sergei A. Stepanov, "Reduction of the distortion of diffractive-gradient-index high-resolution objectives," Appl. Opt. 44, 512-518 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-44-4-512


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